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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

HUNTINGTON — The Central West Virginia Writing Project, in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Education and Marshall University’s literacy education program, will present its spring writing conference virtually later this month. The event will have the theme “Pencil, Paper, Dis…

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

By PHYLLIS STOWERSThe Lincoln JournalEach February, Americans celebrate the birthdays of two of the more influential presidents in US history. Presidents' Day is observed on or near the birth date of America's first President, George Washington. However, Presidents Day also celebrates the li…

By PHYLLIS STOWERSThe Lincoln JournalOn February 6, 1915, twenty-two coal miners were killed in an explosion at a New River Company mine at Carlisle, Fayette County. {{more}}On February 7, 1913, mine guards, operator Quinn Morton, and Kanawha County Sheriff Bonner Hill boarded an armored tra…

By RYAN PRICHARDFor The Lincoln JournalWell my dear and loyal Zoners, welcome back to the column that makes everything in the sports universe a little bit better.{{more}}As you may have already gathered, Lincoln County High had another student athlete sign to play sports while receiving a to…

By PHYLLIS STOWERSThe Lincoln JournalAarons Creek Comm., Ranger, Wed. 7pm; Sun. school 10:30am, 7pm. Michael AbshireAlum Creek Ch. of Christ, 2368 Childress Rd., Wed. 7pm; Sun. 10am, 6pm. C. B. Keeney{{more}}Bear Branch Ch. of Christ, Spurlockville, Sun. 11am. Brian Barrett Beech Grove Bapt.…

By PHYLLIS STOWERSThe Lincoln Journal2005: The Feb. 16th edition of The Lincoln Journal reported:Three-year-old boy alerts family to burning home; Prosecutor looking into Lincoln PSD Case; WV DNR wants to curb doe harvest in Lincoln to boost deer population; Tsunami relief effort comes to Al…

By JUSTINA LINVILLEThe Lincoln JournalBREAKFAST MUGINGREDIENTS• Cooking spray• 2 eggs• 1 Tbsp milk• 1 Tbsp grated cheddar cheese• 1 Tbsp finely chopped red bell pepper• 1 teaspoon finely chopped green onions• Pinch salt• Pinch of black pepperDIRECTIONS• Spray the inside of a large, microwave…

By PHYLLIS STOWERSThe Lincoln Journal{{more}}2005: The Feb. 9th edition of The Lincoln Journal reported:Courts rule against consolidation foes; Griffithsville Elementary building being torn down; Murder trial destined for quick resolution, scheduled for March; After more than 50 years, Curry…

Aarons Creek Comm., Ranger, Wed. 7pm Bible study; Sun. school 10:30am, 7pm. Michael AbshireAlum Creek Ch. of Christ, 2368 Childress Rd., Wed. 7pm; Sun. 10am, 6pm. C. B. Keeney, Robert Matthews Bear Branch Ch. of Christ, Spurlockville, Sun. 11am. Brian Barrett Beech Grove Bapt., Yawkey, Wed. …

On January 31, 1878, W. W. Trent, who served as West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools from 1933 to 1957, was born in Nicholas County. On February 1, 1910, a subsidiary of the C & O Railroad, purchased the resort at White Sulphur Springs now known as the Greenbrier. On the evening…

By JUSTINA LINVILLEFor The Lincoln JournalPrime Rib With Garlic Herb ButterIngredients• 1 cup butter, softened• 7 cloves garlic, minced• 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped• 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, finely chopped• 2 tablespoons salt• 1 tablespoon pepper• 5 lb boneless ribeye roas…

By RYAN PRICHARDFor the Lincoln JournalWell my dear and loyal Zoners, there is a light at the end of the tunnel.No this particular light is not the D-train rolling toward us, but I digress.{{more}}The light I'm talking about is concerning the fate of our winter and spring sports seasons here…

By RYAN PRICHARDFor HD Media Welcome back to ""In The Zone,” my column covering the sports community of Lincoln County.Well my dear and loyal Zoners, it has been some time since we have last had an opportunity to discuss the sports scene in Lincoln County and beyond. Let's not waste any more…

2005: The Feb. 2nd edition of The Lincoln Journal reported:Grand Jury hands down 12 indictments; Police still seeking men who robbed Pleasant View gas station; Suspect in missing girl case could be tied up in court for years; Jojena Adkins of Branchland, sentenced to year in prison for lying…

On January 24, 1960, civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached at Charleston's First Baptist Church. On January 25, 1814, Francis Pierpont, who served as Governor of the Reorganized Government of Virginia and is known as the ""Father of West Virginia,"" was born in Monongalia C…

By PHYLLIS STOWERSLifestyles editorAarons Creek Comm., Ranger, Wed. 7pm; Sun. school 10:30am, 7pm. Michael AbshireAlum Creek Ch. of Christ, 2368 Childress Rd., Wed. 7pm; Sun. 10am, 6pm. C. B. Keeney Bear Branch Ch. of Christ, Spurlockville, Sun. 11am. Brian Barrett Beech Grove Bapt., Yawkey,…

By PHYLLIS STOWERS2005: The Jan. 12th edition of The Lincoln Journal reported:Changes come quickly in Lincoln County Sheriff's office as Jack Cooper takes on his second term; Howland Sharpe named Alum Creek's 2004 Citizen of the Year; Confections not all that's cooking in Midkiff at the busi…

On January 17, 1885, James Arthur Jackson, who served as West Virginia Supreme Court librarian from 1925 to 1965, was born in Coal Valley.On January 17, 1977, John D. ""Jay"" Rockefeller IV was inaugurated in Charleston as the twenty-ninth West Virginia governor, serving until 1985.On Januar…

Lincoln County VeteransAmerican Legion Post 111 Auxiliary unit is seeking pictures of Lincoln Co. Veterans and active service members for their Hometown Hero Banner Project.Contact Rhonda Slone at 304-778-7125 or email hometownheroprojectpost111@gmail.com

Five Cheese Pan Mac And CheeseIngredients• 8 ounces elbow pasta• 1/4 cup unsalted butter• 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour• 2 cups whole milk• 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper• 1/4 teaspoon paprika• salt and black pepper, to taste• 3 ounces mild white cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1 cup shredded…

Nineteen students from Hamlin Pk-8 were accepted to CelebratingArt Fall 2020 Edition under the instruction of middle school art teacher Ashleigh Garrett. Each student went through the jurying process and was accepted to be published in the national anthology which will be available for purch…

Spaghetti in the Instant PotIngredients• Ground beef (ground turkey, or the best is to use spicy ground sausage)• Spaghetti noodles (i use half the box)• Onion• Garlic (I use already minced)• Instant pot or pressure cooker• Spaghetti sauce (1 jar pasta sauce)Directions• Saute: You just set I…

The Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission, in collaboration with Beta Beta Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is pleased to announce the winners of the 37th Annual Poster Competition.Each year students throughout the state of West Virginia have shared their artistic abiliti…

MORGANTOWN – As a new year begins – and the inevitable wave of health-related resolutions go into effect – one West Virginia University researcher reminds parents in particular of the critical role they play when it comes to shaping their children’s self-image and lifelong relationship with …

2005: The Jan. 12th edition of The Lincoln Journal reported:Ten Mile in line for water project; Southern West Virginia gets more than its fair share of Social Security Disability funds; Parents allege four-year-old strapped to chair at school; DNR considering restricting doe harvest to boost…

Strawberry Orange Banana SmoothieIngredients1 cup orange juice1 cup fresh strawberries1 ripe bananaice cubesDirectionsBlend the orange juice, strawberries, banana, and ice cubes in a blender until smooth and frothy.***Pear-Pecan Cheese BallIngredients• 8 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, soft…

1935: November & DecemberNov. 2 - Prague: Czechs arrest 28 alleged German spies.Nov. 11 - South Dakota: Albert Stevens and Orvil Anderson set altitude record, floating to 74,000 feet in balloon. Nov. 21 - New Jersey: 16-year-old Jacob Ciemiengo gets death sentence for murder.Nov. 25 - Gr…

On January 3, 1921, the State Capitol in Charleston was destroyed by fire. On January 4, 1808, Harman Blennerhassett was released from prison after being found ""not guilty"" of treason for his role in the Aaron Burr conspiracy. On January 4, 1911, United States Senator Stephen Benton Elkins…

Aarons Creek Comm., Ranger, Wed. 7pm; Sun. school 10:30am, visitation evening. Michael AbshireAlum Creek Ch. of Christ, 2368 Childress Rd., Wed. 7pm; Sun. 10am, 6pm. C. B. Keeney Bear Branch Ch. of Christ, Spurlockville, Sun. 11am. Brian Barrett Beech Grove Bapt., Yawkey, Wed. 7pm; Sun. 10, …

2005: The Jan. 5th edition of The Lincoln Journal reported:By PHYLLIS STOWERSWVAWC granted increase, water line extension unlikely in Lincoln Co.; Hamlin VFD battled fire Dec. 31 in a Chevy S-10 on WV 3 in front of The Lincoln Journal, possibly caused by malfunctioning heater; Brandon Basham…